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When interacting with the Portuguese, the civilizations along the...

When interacting with the Portuguese, the civilizations along the western coast of Africa considered themselves:


A. Romanized

B. equal or superior to the Portuguese because they controlled access to resources

C. inferior to the Portuguese because they were not Catholic

D. superior because they were skilled musicians

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Solution

B. equal or superior to the Portuguese because they controlled access to resources.

Step-by-step explanation

There were various resources in Africa and therefore when the Africans were able to exchange them for finished goods such as clothing with the Portuguese, they felt that they were equal or superior to the Portuguese.